Oratory and Rhetoric in the Nineteenth-Century South: A Rhetoric of Defense

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NOTES
1.
Letter to Manning M. Kimmel of Henderson, Kentucky, October 1, 1867. Kinnison Papers, Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
2.
L. Moody Simms Jr., "'. . .in the gloomy macrocosm of Lucifer': A Mississippian Comments on the Beginnings of Reconstruction," Journal of Mississippi History 30 ( August 1968), 194.
3.
C. Vann Woodward, The Burden of Southern History, 3rd ed. ( Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1993), 25.
4.
Patrick Henry, "Against the Federal Constitution," in American Forum, Ernest J. Wrage and Barnet Baskerville, eds. ( Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1960), 16.
5.
Quoted in James L. Golden, "The Southern Unionists, 1850-1860," In Oratory in the Old South, 1828-1860, Waldo W. Braden, ed. ( Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1970), 260.
6.
David M. Potter, The South and the Sectional Conflict ( Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1968), 30-31, 78.
7.
Edward Mayes, Lucius Q.C. Lamar: His Life, Times, and Speeches, 1825-1893, 2nd ed. ( Nashville: Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1896), 183.
8.
Mayes, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, 184-187.
9.
Henry Grady, "The New South," in American Speeches, Wayland M. Parrish and Marie Hochmuth, eds. ( New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1954), 450-460.

FOR FURTHER READING

Buck Paul H. The Road to Reunion, 1865-1900. New York: Vintage Books, 1961, reprint of 1937 edition.

Towns W. Stuart. "Ceremonial Orators and National Reunion." In Oratory in the New South, Waldo W. Braden, ed., Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979, 117-142.


Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar

Dickey Dallas C. "Lamar's Eulogy on Sumner: A Letter of Explanation." The Southern Speech Journal XX (Spring, 1955), 316-322.

Dickey Dallas C. and Donald C. Streeter. "L.Q.C. Lamar." In History and Criticism of American Public Address, vol. III, Marie Hochmuth, ed. New York: Longmans, Green, 1955, 175-221.

Lasser William. "Lucius Q.C. Lamar." In American Orators before 1900: Critical Studies and Sources, Bernard K. Duffy and Halford R. Ryan, eds. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987, 251-258.

Murphy James B. L.Q.C. Lamar: Pragmatic Patriot. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1973.

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